New Caledonian Buttonquail Turnix novaecaledoniae

Family: Turnicidae (Buttonquails)

Authority: Ogilvie-Grant, 1893

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This newly split species has apparently not been recorded for over a century; however, there remains a possibility that a tiny population still exists. It is therefore listed as Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct).

Population size: 1-49

Population trend: Unknown

Country endemic: No

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Turnix novaecaledoniae. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.